The Fire & Burn Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 California nonprofit health agency. The agency is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, all elected by the process stated in agency by-laws. The Board of Directors and the agency Advisory Board are reflective of the diversity of the people of the communities we serve. Members of the board include medical and fire service professionals, business and civic leaders, burn survivors and family members of burn survivors and other community leaders.

Executive Board

  • President
    David Waltermeyer, Fire Chief (RET)
  • Secretary
    Michael Smith, Fire Chief
  • Chief Financial Officer
    Paul Briety, Fire Marshall (RET)

Board Members

  • Sheri Earley, Orange Coast Title
  • Battalion Chief Thomas Jay, Riverside City Fire Department
  • Terry Koeper, Retired, Fire Technology
  • Adrian Hyatt-Ward, Hyatt-Ward Advertising
  • Dan Lundmark, LUNDMARK newmedia
  • Jason Roehl, Riverside City Fire Department
  • Kenny Patton, Retired Dean
  • Paul Lindley, Fire Safety Specialist
  • Autumn Mitchell, Paramedic
  • Katharine Tucker, Camp Committee

Advisory Board

  • William Korn, SCE
  • Adrian Martinez, R.N., ARMC Burn Unit Manager
  • Dev Gnanadev, M.D., ARMC Medical Director
  • Victor Joe, M.D., Burn Unit Director, UC Irvine
  • Tom Addis III, President PGA of So. CA
  • Frank Montes, Inland Body and Paint Center
  • Tom Brickley, Brickley Enviromental
  • Lt. Tim O'Connell, Retired, San Bernardino County Sheriff
  • Fire Marshal Mike Horton, San Bernardino County Fire

About Us

The Fire & Burn Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 California nonprofit health agency. The agency is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, all elected by the process stated in agency by-laws.

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